ALL EVENTS & WORKSHOPS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Following Government advice, Bodenham Arboretum remains closed to all visitors until further notice and subsequently all events and workshops have been postponed. We would like to thank everyone for your support and cooperation during these unprecedented times. Updates will be posted here and on our FaceBook page.

 

Wed 27th May – 8 week course

Training in Mindfulness can help us to: handle stress and anxiety more effectively, maintain healthier, happier relationships and more fulfilling lives, press our pause button and respond calmly to situations rather than overreacting or made to feel overwhelmed.

Starting on Wednesday 27th May, an 8 week course and for the third year running, Bodenham Arboretum will be the venue for the gold standard MBSR programme. Visit www.mindfulstream.co.uk for more information.

 

 

Mon 1st June, Djembe Drumming Workshop – Beginners to Improvers

Experience the energy of traditional West African drumming and the joy of community music making with tutor Faith Sax for an energizing day here in the beautiful surroundings of Bodenham Arboretum.

£37.00 per person for the day, which also includes morning tea or coffee, a Ploughman’s Lunch and an afternoon cream tea!

The day is pitched for beginners and improvers to learn how to play Djembe and Bass Drums. Drums are provided. Other Workshops will be running throughout the year: June 1st, July 6th, Sept 14th and Nov 16th.

To book please call 01562 852444.

 

Wed 10th June – Oils & Acrylics – Outdoor Painting Workshop

SORRY – WED 29TH APRIL WORKSHOP IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. PLACES AVAILABLE FOR 10TH JUNE.

International prize winning local artist Dj offers the opportunity to paint outside and explore different methods and techniques for applying paint, with an emphasis on colour mixing, to help capture Bodenham’s beautiful landscape effectively.

The workshop will take place within the grounds of the
Arboretum and will involve painting demonstrations,
as well as individual guidance and tuition.

You will need to bring your own art materials, including canvas or
board, oil or acrylic paints, brushes, easel or pochade box and a
seat if required. Suitable outdoor clothing is also recommended.

Time: 10am – 4pm. Cost: £40. Suitable for all abilities.
To book – call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444
Further information – www.artbydj.co.uk

 

 

 

Sat 13th June – Bodenham’s Picnic in the Park with Live Music

Pack a picnic, sit back and enjoy an evening of wonderful music covering a mix of genres from contemporary to classics from the very talented James Baker Acoustic, Got 2 Sing Choir and Bromyard Wind Band.

A bar will also be open. Grounds open 6.00pm, music 7.00pm – 9.30pm.

Tickets: £15 Adults – includes free drink from the bar (adults), £5 Under 16s
Available from Ticketsource –
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/bodenhamarboretum
Also available directly from Bodenham Arboretum.

Sorry no gazebos or barbeques allowed.

 

 

Sat 20th June, Sat 18th July , Sat 19th Sept – Outdoor Yoga

 

Enjoy yoga in the open air, exploring the body and opening the mind. Breathe deep and let your body guide you.

The session is open to all levels of experience, whether you have never done yoga before or are an experienced practitioner. Enjoying an open flow and open hearted practice in the beautiful grounds of Bodenham Arboretum.

Yoga teacher Victoria Waits you will take you on a journey releasing tension and stress within the body physical and emotionally. Listening to the sounds of nature, connecting to the earth, feeling the breeze and sharing the space with like minded people.

These workshops are held in the grounds outdoors, enjoying the fresh air and beautiful sunshine. Sessions are weather permitting, if it is raining on the day you will receive notification that the workshop has been cancelled and will be refunded in full.

Time: 1.00 – 3.00pm, Cost: £10 per person

To book call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444.

 

 

 

 

Mon 13th July, Mon 2nd & 9th Nov – Pencil & Watercolour Workshops

Come down to Bodenham Arboretum and unleash your inner artist with the help of local artist Daphne Millington. Learn new skills using pencils and / or watercolours to create your very own masterpiece.

We ask that you please bring a HB pencil + a selection of coloured pencils, putty rubber and smooth paper if you’re sticking to the pencil drawing; if you prefer using watercolours please bring along your own paints and brushes – however we will have some spare if you’re unable to get hold of all of these.

The day also includes morning tea or coffee with cake, homemade meat plaits with a selection of delicious salads and a scrumptious homemade dessert and finish the day off with the Bodenham afternoon cream tea.

Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: £29.50 per person with a non refundable £5 deposit to be paid per person to secure your place.
To book: call the Visitor Centre 01562 852 444. Please note spaces are limited. Please note that we have other workshops running throughout the year – Mon 13th July, Nov 2nd & Nov 9th.

 
 

 

 Sat 5th Sept, Plant Hunters’ Fairs

FREE admission into the Plant Fair. Top specialist nurseries with thousands of plants to choose from.

Each stall has it’s own unique range of plants including rare, unusual, heritage and brand new varieties. There is something for every garden!

Normal admission applies into the grounds. Dogs are welcome! Free parking!

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

 

Sat 25th April – Paws for a Chat – Guide Dogs Tea Party!

Join Guide Dog volunteers and their dogs for tea and cake! Meet Golden Retriever, Ulma and friends! Ulma had 11 puppies just before Christmas. and they are all now with their Puppy Walkers all over the country!

Learn all about the life of a Guide Dog and the invaluable role they play in becoming someone’s life changer, their lifeline, their companion
and their best friend.

There will be a tombola and Guide Dogs trading goods for sale, eg badges, pens, pencils, etc. – from which all monies raised goes to Guide Dogs.

Booking not required – just pop along to say hello!
 
This will be taking place on the terrace of the Arboretum – there is no charge to attend this event, but please note, if you wish to tour the Arboretum then normal admission fees apply (£6.50 adults, £3.50 children, under 5s free).
 

 

Fri 27th March – Bodenham’s Pudding Night

The first of our Pudding Nights for 2020…6.30 – 9.00pm.

£25 per person, includes: (parties of 8 or more, £20 per head), includes: –

Starter, choose from: –
Scottish Mussels in White Wine + Crusty Bread, Homemade French Onion Soup + Croutons & Crusty Bread, Pan Fried Halloumi + Sweet Chilli and Tomato Salsa Dips or Spare Ribs served in a Chinese Marinade

Then all you can eat of Hot Puddings:-
Peach Crescent Dumplings , Pimms and Strawberry Cobbler, Chocolate and Almond Pudding with Boozy Hot Chocolate Sauce, Treacle Orange and Thyme Tart & Lemon Self Saucing Pudding

Cold Puddings :-
Tropical Pavlova (Mango, Passion Fruit and Pineapple), Mango and Vanilla Cheesecake, Chocolate Espresso Pots de Creme, Rhubarb and Orange Tart & Gooey Chocolate and Peanut Butter Brownie Cake.

Plus, Cheese and Biscuits, Tea & Coffee – if you still have room!

All Puddings are served with a choice of Ice-Cream, Custard or Cream.
To book – please call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444. £5 deposit per person required, balance payable on the evening.
We are licensed but you are more than welcome to bring along your own drinks!

*Should we run out of any of the listed puddings on the night we reserve the right to serve alternatives – because Bodenham never runs out of puddings and they will all be equally delicious!

 

 

Sat 15th February – The Gingerbread Trail at Bodenham

 

This year we have something new on our Gingerbread Trail…giant lollipops!

We invite you to come and find the Gingerbread characters and giant lollipops which we have hidden around the Arboretum.

Look for the clues that lead you to the special Gingerbread House!

Due to the bad weather we have extended the trail indefinitely. It is still open. Booking not required – just turn up! Normal Admission Fees apply: Adults £6.50 Children (aged 5yrs +) £3.50.

 

 

Sat 21st & Sun 22nd March – Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Treat Mum with Afternoon Tea overlooking the Lake here at Bodenham.

Served from 2.00pm – 5.00pm, £14.00 pp

Includes assorted finger sandwiches, a selection of homemade cakes and slices, scones with butter, jam and cream,served with tea and coffee – plus a free glass of Prosecco for Mum! If you opt for one of regular Carveries instead (priced separately) we are still giving all Mums a free glass of Prosecco this weekend to celebrate!

Booking essential – please call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444

 

Fri 28th February – Bodenham’s Banquet of Cheese and Wine Sampling

 

An ‘all you can eat’ feast of cheese and wine sampling!

You won’t be disappointed as we serve up a feast of blue, soft, hard and aged cheeses with a bounty of crackers, grapes, sliced pears, nuts and tangy chutneys, complemented by carefully selected wines.

Begin with a choice of sumptuous starters, followed by our banquet of cheese, which includes everyday favourites from Cheddar, French Brie, Red Leicester, Blue Stilton®, and Feta to the more interesting flavours of Roquefort, Camembert, Cambozola, Emmental, Gouda, Taleggio, and Manchego…

…all to be enjoyed with a selection of Red, Rosé, White and Aromatic wines,from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir to Oak Aged Chardonnay, Grenache, Sauvignon Blanc and Moscato……to name just a few!

Tickets £25 per person – to book call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444

 

 

Wed 19th – Fri 21st Feb – Half Term Adventures with the Wilderness Explorers

Wilderness Explorers is a two hour session for 5-12 year olds (or one hour for the Under 5s) where the children can experience and discover the woods in a safe and secure environment. The wonderful woodland of Bodenham Arboretum provides a beautiful autumnal backdrop for our adventures!

Activities include bushcraft and forest school type activities, including den building, mud kitchen, cooking on the fire, natural arts and crafts.

Please note that unless otherwise stated that children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Ages are for guidance only please enquire if you have siblings outside of the suggested age group

Places Limited – Book early to avoid disappointment!

2 HOUR SESSION – 5 – 12 year olds…
Cost £5.50 per session (discount for siblings)
Wed 19th & Thurs 20th Feb, 10.00 – 12.00 noon & 1.00 – 3.00pm
Fri 21st Feb, 1.00 – 3.00pm

Also….

1 HOUR SESSION – Under 5s
Cost £4.75 (discount for siblings)
Fri 21st Feb, 11.30am – 12.30pm

Activity clothes and sturdy shoes are a must for all
Bring waterproofs, wellies, suntan cream and a sun hat (a change of clothes for the journey home). Long sleeves and trousers recommended.

To book – see link below please.
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/theworldoutsideforestschool

For further information on times, activities and prices, please email Sandra at sandra@the-worldoutside.co.uk or take a look at our website www.the-worldoutside.co.uk

 

 

Fri 14th February – Valentine’s Day Celebrations

 

Treat your ‘special someone’ to a Valentine’s Afternoon Tea or Evening Meal at Bodenham!

The tables will be set for Afternoon Tea in our candle-lit Lakeside Room overlooking the Big Pool and afterwards you can take a romantic walk around the Arboretum (price includes Arboretum Admission for 2). 2.00 – 5.00pm. Cost – £30.00 for two people.
Includes: Assorted sandwiches, a selection of homemade sponge cakes and slices, homemade scones with butter, jam and cream served with tea, coffee and a glass of prosecco each.

Alternatively, dine with us for a special Valentine’s meal in the Restaurant in the evening – food served from 7.00pm with sharing platters available. 2 courses from £17 each, plus a free glass of prosecco each.

To book, call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444.

 

Sat 18th January – Winter Wassail

 

FREE ADMISSION. Join us in celebrating the age-old tradition of blessing the apple trees and wishing them good health with Foxs Morris. Traditional singing and dancing…bring along your own musical instruments, dress up with ivy leaves and feathers!

12:00 – 12:30 & 1:45 – 2:15 Foxs Dance
2:15 – 2:30 INTRODUCTION TO THE WASSAIL & WALK UP THE OLD DRIVE
2:30 – 3:00 WASSAIL AT THE APPLE TREES
FOLLOWED BY SINGING, FOXS DANCE & AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Warm Apple Spiced Drinks & Mulled Wine available. Hot & Cold Food / Lunchtime Carvery available 12.00 – 2.00pm – but please book ahead for dining on 01562 852444.

 

Sat 30th November – Wed 1st January, Bodenham’s Nativity Trail

 

The Nativity Trail at Bodenham has long been a tradition popular with families for several years. We invite you to come and take part in our magical family event, following the stars, before reaching the live Nativity Scene in the farmyard barns, complete with our family of donkeys.
You can take part in our competition along the way – answering questions along the trail before posting your entry in the Visitor Centre. The winners will be announced at the end of the Christmas Season and a prize awarded.
The Nativity Trail is included in normal admission into the grounds – £6.50 Adults, £3.50 Children (5-16 years).
Booking isn’t necessary – simply turn up and pay upon arrival.
Opens Sat 30th Nov from 11am – 5pm – until Wed 1st January, ** CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY & BOXING DAY **
Dogs welcome but please keep on a lead.

 

Sun 1st – Tues 24th December, Christmas Dining at Bodenham

We can think of no finer surroundings to soak up the festive spirit…

Bodenham’s Christmas Lunches
Every Day from 1st – 24th December
3 courses – Adult: £22.00 /Children under 12 years – £16.00
2 courses – Adult £18.00 / Children under 12 years – £13.00

Menu – click here
Booking Form – click here

Bodenham’s Christmas Evenings – includes entrance to Nativity Trail
Thursday 5th, 12th, and 19th December
3 courses – Adult: £26.50 / Children under 12 years – £16.00

Menu – click here
Booking Form – click here

 

Fri 20th & Sat 21st December – Carols by Candlelight – SORRY, SOLD OUT!

 

One of our favourite family events of the year…so much so we have added an additional night – Friday 20th and Saturday 21st December, 5.00 – 7.00pm.

Join the torch-lit procession from the Visitor Centre to the Barns for our Christmas Carol Service, before returning to the Lakeside Terrace to soak up the festive atmosphere with mulled wine and mince pies (included in ticket price).

A bar will be open & hot food inc turkey baguettes will be served until 9pm. Vegetarian option & Children’s Snack Boxes also available.

Proceeds go to St. John the Baptist Church, Wolverley.

Tickets – £4 per person (Adults & children 2yrs+) – on Sale from October 1st.

SOLD OUT.

 

Sat 30th November, Charity Evening Neon Dog Walk

Come and join The Greyhound Trust Hall Green for a Neon Dog Walk around beautiful Bodenham Arboretum.

Join us as we take an enchanted woodland walk with our four-legged friends, illuminating the pathways on this November evening!

Anyone can join in – you don’t have to bring a dog!

There will be an approximate 1-mile circuit around the Arboretum – meet at 5pm and we leave the Visitor Centre at 5.30pm and return for a light supper…which includes jacket potatoes with a choice of fillings (inc vegetarian option).

Neon collars / necklaces will be available to purchase on the evening, however you are welcome to bring your own.

Please note that dogs must be kept on leads at all times.

Tickets: £7.50 per person (+ booking fee) – available by clicking here. Alternatively call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444.

 

 

Fri 22nd November, Pudding Night at Bodenham

Starters
Choose from: – Homemade Lamb’s Liver and Rosemary Pate – Served with Granary toast, Homemade Chutney and Garnish
Breaded Brie – Served with a caramelised red onion chutney and garnish
Butternut Squash and Chilli Soup – Served with Granary Bread.
Homemade BBQ Chicken Wings – served with a garnish
Avocado, Prawn and Fennel Cocktail – Served with Granary Bread

Hot Puddings
Squidgy Chocolate and pomegranate Torte
Burnt Butterscotch Rice Pudding
Maple and Pecan Pouding Chomeur
Apple and Vanilla Tart
Baked Peaches with Amaretti Crumble

Cold Puddings
Clementine and Prosecco Trifle
Salted Butterscotch Popcorn Cheesecake
Sticky Toffee Pavlova
Pino Colado Tart
Chocolate Malt Cake

If you have room, Cheese and Biscuits!

All Puddings are served with a choice of Ice-Cream, Custard or Cream.

6.30 – 9.00pm. £25 per person. Parties of 8 or more – £20 per person. To book – please call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444.
£5 deposit per person required, balance payable on the evening. We are licensed but you are more than welcome to bring along your own drinks!

*Should we run out of any of the listed puddings on the night we reserve the right to serve alternatives – because Bodenham never runs out of puddings and they will all be equally delicious!

Sat 16th November, Bodenham After Dark – A Guided Ghost Walk

Join us for a guided Ghost Walk. Dare to be scared as terrifying tales from Bodenham’s past are recounted like never before. Weeping Bank Productions bring terror to the Arboretum. It will be dark…very dark…and here, no one can hear you scream!

Grounds open 6.00pm, food served until 9.00pm

Tickets: £15, inc light supper*. Bar open.
Time slots: 7pm, 8pm, 9pm – limited spaces.
Each walk lasting approximately 45 minutes. Choose to eat prior or after your guided walk – food will be served 6 – 9pm. An outdoor event so please wear suitable attire / footwear. Torch optional.

To book call: 01562 852444 stating your preferred time slot.
*Choice of food inc vegetarian option

An outdoor event so please wear suitable attire / footwear. Torch optional.

 

 

Friday 8th November, Silver Clay Jewellery Making Workshop

A wonderful 3-hour workshop, in the tranquil setting of Bodenham’s Lakeside Room, led by Kim Ridler who brings her experience in silver-smithing, enamelling and silver-clay.

The 3-hour workshop (11am – 2pm) is suitable for beginners and will take you through each stage of the process – rolling out the clay, texturing, cutting, drying, sanding, firing, finishing – with a bit a of polishing of your very own piece of silver jewellery!

All materials are included.

The workshop can accommodate 4 people (suitable for all ages aged 16+) and please note that you must wear closed toe footwear.

Other dates available: –
Friday 7th Feb 11-2pm
Friday 24th April 11-2pm

Cost £70 per person.

Silver chains will also be available to purchase on the day if you wish to hang your beautiful pendant on one.

To book, please call Bodenham’s Visitor Centre on 01562 852444.

 

Sat 26th – Wed 31st October, Halloween Torchlit Pumpkin Walk

6 NIGHTS! TICKETS GO ON SALE 1ST AUGUST!

Enjoy a torchlit walk around the Big Pool at Bodenham Arboretum, spotting the pumpkins and trying to work out the hidden word, before finishing up on the lakeside terrace for fun activities such as cooking marshmallows on the camp fire, listening to scary ghost stories and apple bobbing, plus much more! The restaurant will also be open to purchase homemade soup, jacket potatoes and warm drinks.

Tickets go on sale 1st August. Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment!

Tickets £4 each (Adults and Children over 2 years).
– Under 2s free of charge – plus booking fee.

Book online – here www.ticketsource.co.uk/bodenhamarboretum. Please either print out your ticket or download to your phone when you book.

Don’t forget your: torches, carved pumpkin for the competition, fancy dress (though if cold you may want to put this over your nice warm clothes!). Also please be aware that if cooking marshmallows by the fire that some costumes are highly flammable!).

All children to be accompanied by a responsible adult.
An event organised by The World Outside and Bodenham Arboretum.

Further information – 01562 852444

Fri 20th September, Pudding Night at Bodenham

Menu 20th September…
Starters: Choose from Spinach and Artichoke Formaggio – served with crusty bread and garnish, Stuffed Mushroom – with chestnuts and walnut crumb topping, Soup of the Evening – served with crusty bread, croutons and a swirl of cream, Pate of the Evening – served with granary toast, homemade chutney and garnish or Traditional Prawn Cocktail – served with granary bread.

Then, all you can eat of: –
Hot Puddings – Parkin with Cider and Golden Syrup Sauce, Blackberry and Bodenham Sloe Gin Cobbler, Squidgy Chocolate Pear Pudding, Plum and Almond Frangipani, Apple Fritters…..
&
Cold Puddings – Damson Fool with Macaroon Fingers, Walnut and Kahlua Coffee Swiss Roll, Spiced Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake, Lemon Meringue Roulade and Salted Chocolate Tart.

…plus, Cheese and Biscuits, Tea & Coffee – if you still have room!
£25 ea. £5 deposit per person required, balance payable on the evening. Parties of 8 or more – £20 per person.
To book – please call the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444.
We are licensed but you are more than welcome to bring along your own drinks!

*Should we run out of any of the listed puddings on the night we reserve the right to serve alternatives – because Bodenham never runs out of puddings and they will all be equally delicious!

 

 

Wed 17th July – Sun 8th Sept, Bodenham Arboretum’s Giant’s Trail – EXTENDED!

 

Bodenham’s friendly, but very forgetful Giant has misplaced lots of his belongings. Can you help find them?
His giant toothbrush, his big pants, huge spectacles…plus lots more…where can they be?

Open 10am – 5pm, every day during the School Holidays.
Normal Arboretum Admission fees apply – Adults £6.50, Children £3.50 (Under 5s free).
Booking not required / pay upon arrival.

Fresh, home produced food available from our Visitor Centre or why not bring a picnic…we have over 5 miles of wonderful woodland walks to explore! Dogs on leads welcome!

Last day of the Trail will now be Sunday 8th September!

 

 

Wed 4th September start – 6 day course…

‘An Inspirational journey from pencil & watercolour studies of landscape to a wool fibre painting.’

10 am – 4pm, Wed 4th, Thurs 5th, Fri 6th, Wed 11th, Thurs 12th, Fri 13th Sept,

Join professional Artist and Art Tutor Raya Brown for an inspirational journey, creating pencil and watercolour landscapes, culminating in a unique wool fibre art painting.

Working outdoors in the lovely grounds of Bodenham Arboretum, to begin, you will explore the flora of the great garden by making sketchbook studies of nature – trees, plants, sky, water and the surrounding countryside.

You will receive guidance in pencil and watercolour techniques. You will explore line, tone, colour and composition as well as develop your observational skills. These studies will help you to capture interesting scenes and convey impressions of atmosphere.

Finally, you will use your landscape work to produce a wool painting/ wool watercolour. Raya will introduce you to the unique technique of making a painting using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk and viscose fibres. You will love the therapeutic experience of working with feather like strands of natural fibres and exploring various textures and effects.

This course is ideal if you are either new to sketching and watercolour or if you have some experience and wish to refine your existing skills. It also offers you the opportunity to learn a new medium, develop your creative skills and share ideas with likeminded people in a friendly, comfortable and tranquil environment.

Cost – £215 for this 6-day course (during a two week period) – includes entry tickets to Bodenham Arboretum, tuition and the cost of some materials. In the case of bad weather we will be able to study indoors at the Gazebo in the grounds of the Arboretum. Lunch not included but can be purchased at the Arboretum.

To book / for more information contact –
Raya Brown on 077 924 22385 or visit her website: www.magicwoolbyraya.com

Sat 31st Aug

Outdoor Yoga at Bodenham

Enjoy yoga in the open air, exploring the body and opening the mind. Breathe deep and let your body guide you. The session is open to all levels of experience, whether you have never done yoga before or are an experienced practitioner. Enjoying an open flow and open hearted practice in the beautiful grounds of Bodenham Arboretum. Guided by yoga teacher Victoria Waits you will be taken on a journey releasing tension and stress within the body physical and emotionally. Listening to the sounds of nature, connecting to the earth, feeling the breeze and sharing the space with like minded people. Suitable for ages 16+

Duration – one and a half hours – 1.30-3.00pm.
Cost: £10 per person.

Book in advance by calling the Visitor Centre on 01562 852444
Meet at the Visitor Centre 10-15 minutes prior to session beginning.

Please bring your own mat if you have one, if not please email: victoriawaitsyoga@gmail.com. Wear comfortable clothes nothing to baggy, nothing too tight! Your ticket allows you to enjoy the grounds. Lovely food and refreshments (not included in the price) available from the Visitor Centre – so you’re welcome to enjoy a drink and sit down after the workshop has finished.

These workshops are held in the grounds outdoors, enjoying the fresh air and beautiful sunshine. Sessions are weather permitting, if it is raining on the day you will receive notification that the workshop has been cancelled and will be refunded in full.

 

 

 

Sat 20th & Sun 21st July

Svartland Vikings come to Bodenham!

They’re back! Come down to Bodenham and experience the life of a Viking where you’ll get to see the different crafts, skills, games, pastimes and combat displays! A great family event!

All the Svartland members are very friendly and approachable and love to talk to people and share their knowledge of the Viking Age! Various displays throughout the day / over the weekend.

Normal admission charges apply to go into the grounds – £6.50 Adults, £3.50 (5-16 year olds), under 5s free of charge.

The Vikings will also be returning in September!

Booking not required – pay upon arrival.

Wed 22nd May – Sun 2nd June

Can you spot our special visitors who are hiding in the Arboretum? They have taken over ‘Poplar Dingle!’

The ‘Tree People’ are quite shy…some are funny, some grumpy, some cheeky and some very naughty. They like to hide amongst the trees!

They’re looking forward to seeing you…collect a treat at the end if you manage to find them all!

From Wed 22nd May onwards, Wednesdays – Sundays, from 10am – 5pm

Adults £6.50, Children £3.50 (under 5s free). Booking not necessary – just turn up. Dogs on leads welcome.

Sat 15th June, Bodenham’s Proms & Picnic in the Park

An open-air concert brought to you by one of the Midlands’ fastest growing contemporary choirs and Hereford’s finest wind band, in the beautiful grounds of Bodenham Arboretum.

Bring your own picnic and sit back and enjoy a night of quintessential music from Bromyard’s Symphonic Wind Band and Got 2 Sing Choir, covering a variety of genres from contemporary, to West End musicals and classic ‘prom’ tunes!

A bar will also be open. Grounds open 6.30pm

Tickets: £12.50 Adults, £5 Under 16s (+ booking fee)
Available from Ticketsource –
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/bodenhamarboretum
Also available directly from Bodenham Arboretum, tel: 01562 852444
Sorry no gazebos or barbeques allowed.

Link to FaceBook promotional video.